Self Managed Super Fund
Penny Pryor The lesson for anyone considering having children is to not forget superannuation. New parents need to remember that a dollar saved now could be more than 10 times that much at retirement.
John Collett In last week's budget, the government missed what will probably be its last opportunity to make the superannuation system fairer and more sustainable.
Christine Long The government's recently announced changes to improve the ''fairness'' of superannuation have focused attention on the retirement savings of those who are better off, but financial counsellors are...
John Collett Super-fund members could be forgiven for thinking that all superannuation funds are the same. It is this thinking that masks big differences in the returns of funds.
Madeleine Heffernan The federal government says it will tone down penalties for breaching complex superannuation rules, after collecting $290 million in penalties over two years.
Alexandra Cain From July 1 SMSF trustees who break super laws will face mandatory education. So exactly what do you need to know to run a super fund?
John Collett Deferred lifetime annuities are longevity insurance. Those who die early lose out.
John Collett Watchdog warns on online ads touting the tax advantages of holding property inside superannuation's low tax environment.
Max Newnham Blaming superannuation for your losses makes as much sense as blaming a car that cuts you off. The vehicle is not at fault, it's the driver.
John Collett The Australian Securities and Investments Commission has been warning on the dangers of investors rushing headlong to join the stampede to set up their own superannuation funds.
Eric Johnston The government has left the door open for an industry-wide ''last resort'' compensation scheme.
Mark Bouris What can be done to fix a superannuation system that favours men over women?
Potts Spot Just when it's finally come good, the rules for super just changed. Again.
John Collett Those superannuation fund members who are in lower-risk investment options have missed the early part of what could be a longer rally in shares.
Jo-Anne Bloch Sweeping financial advice reforms will help improve one of the most powerful tools for maximising retirement savings.
Sylvia Pennington Two decades of compulsory super contributions have seen a steady rise in the average wage earner's balance – but how are Australia's significant minority of self-employed workers making out?
John Collett Your son or daughter has started their first job and the last thing on their mind is superannuation. But they could easily end up paying for life insurance they may not need.
Max Newnham Keeping an eye on what fees you are paying will help you get the most out of your retirement money.
Peter Martin, Daniel Hurst The peak body representing super funds has offered the Treasurer an olive branch, saying it would be prepared to consider reduced or zero tax concessions on super accounts with very high balances.
John Collett The truth is that new tax imposts announced today will not affect most people. They can go on saving for super in the knowledge that for them, nothing has changed.